[09/28/05 - 12:00 AM]
Calling All "Desperate Housewives" Fans

[via press release from ABC]


ABC.com is Looking for You and Your Juiciest Confessions�

You Could Be the Star of �Confessions of a Desperate Housewife,� A Series of Video Montages to Air on ABC.com and Wirelessly this Fall

Have you ever considered yourself a desperate housewife? Are you married to a desperate housewife? Have you ever wanted to share your desperate confessions with the world? If so, ABC.com wants your juicy confessions on video tape for a series of new, video montages entitled �Confessions of a Desperate Housewife,� planned to air ABC.com and distributed wirelessly this Fall.

ABC.com is looking for people who are ready to confess their darkest housewife secrets. After all, everyone has a little �dirty laundry.� So sit down, turn on your video camera, and give us your confession in 30 seconds or less to any or all of the six questions that we�ve posed online. To view the questions, log on to www.ABC.com and navigate to the �Desperate Housewives� or go directly to www.desperatehousewives.com. Once there, click on the link for the �Confessions of a Desperate Housewife Contest,� where you�ll find the six questions to answer and instructions on how to create and submit your video, plus a release form and rules. If you have a video camera, or can get your hands on one, making the video is easy. What we want is you, on video, responding to any or all of these, devoting no more than 30 seconds to answering any one question, for a combined total performance not to exceed three minutes. Here are the six questions that we want to hear your answer to: �My guilty pleasure is�,� �Here�s how far I�ll go to keep a secret. I�ll��, �When I want attention, my secret weapon is��, �Once my spouse made me so angry I evened the score by�,� �The one time I snooped where I shouldn�t have, I�,� and finally, �When I want to add a little romance to my marriage, I�� The more honest, unique and interesting your responses, the more likely your video might be chosen to be a part of the specially produced �Confessions of a Desperate Housewives� video montages. This is your chance to be part of the phenomenon that�s sweeping the country. Hurry and get your videos in now, before time runs out!

All submissions to the �Confessions of a Desperate Housewife� Video Contest, which is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington DC, 18 years of age or older, must be turned in to ABC.com by Monday, October 24 (12:00 Midnight, ET; full rules, release form, and instructions are posted online at ABC.com). The winning videos for each question will be edited together to form that installment of the �Confessions of a Desperate Housewife� video montage. Videos may appear in their entirety or may be edited to include only a portion of the originally submitted video. The videos will then air on ABC.com, with one video montage airing exclusively via wireless.

�Our Confessions of a Desperate Housewife promotion gives fans a fun and interactive way to share their confessions with the world,� said Bruce Gersh, senior vice president, ABC Business Development. �By providing us with their personal video confessions, we can combine their personal experiences with similar themes from �Desperate Housewives� and turn it into original short format programming content to be distributed online and wirelessly. It�s another interesting way for fans to get involved in their favorite show.�

�Desperate Housewives� stars Teri Hatcher as Susan Mayer, Felicity Huffman as Lynette Scavo, Marcia Cross as Bree Van De Kamp, Eva Longoria as Gabrielle Solis, Nicollette Sheridan as Edie Britt, Alfre Woodard as Betty Applewhite, Brenda Strong as Mary Alice Young, Steven Culp as Rex Van De Kamp, Ricardo Antonio Chavira as Carlos Solis, Mark Moses as Paul Young, Andrea Bowen as Julie Mayer, Jesse Metcalfe as John, Cody Kasch as Zach Young, Brenda Strong as Mary Alice Young, James Denton as Mike Delfino, Doug Savant as Tom Scavo, Ricardo Antonio Chavira as Carlos Solis, Mark Moses as Paul Young, Richard Burgi as Karl Mayer, Roger Bart as George Williams, Cody Kasch as Zach Young, Andrea Bowen as Julie Mayer, Shawn Pyfrom as Andrew Van De Kamp, Joy Lauren as Danielle Van De Kamp, Mechad Brooks as Matthew Applewhite, Jesse Metcalfe as John and Zane Huett as Parker Scavo.

Marc Cherry (�The Golden Girls�) is executive producer and creator and Tom Spezialy (�The District,� �Ed�) is executive producer of the series, which is from Touchstone Television.

  [september 2005]  

· ED (NBC)

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